Webinar: Resource Nationalism and Other Challenges to the Mining Sector

The mining sector faces constant political challenges at both State and local levels. At this webinar, our experts gave an expert eye over recent arbitration awards.


Our speakers were:


  • Mr Robert Volterra, Partner at Volterra Fietta and visiting professor of law at University College London.  Mr Volterra advises and represents governments, international organisations and private clients on a wide range of public international law issues, including the law of armed conflict and international humanitarian law.  Mr Volterra regularly acts as co‑agent, counsel and advocate before the International Court of Justice and ad hoc international arbitration tribunals, including under the PCA, ICSID, ICC, SCC, LCIA, UNCITRAL, WTO and UNCLOS rules.  Mr Volterra is on the UK Attorney General’s A-list for public international law practitioners.


  • Peter Flint, Partner at Volterra Fietta, is a widely recognised international law expert with substantial experience of advising and acting both for and against States in international arbitrations and before domestic courts.


For any queries regarding the content of the seminar, please email Robert Volterra at, or Peter Flint at